BEING A STAY-AT-HOME-ON-YOUR-OWN-DAD

Why do I miss the mother of my children so much when she’s away? Being a Stay-At-Home-Dad is tough… But, it’s tougher when you’re on your own… a. I miss her because I love her and we’ve been soul-mates for nearly 20 years. b. I miss her because even though her glacial feet on the…

YOUNG DUDES’ SPERM MAKES BETTER BABIES

Traditionally, research has focused on women’s “biological clock.” But in recent years, scientists have been looking more and more at how the father’s age at conception might affect the baby, too. A study published Wednesday hints that age really might matter — in terms of the child’s mental health. Researchers from the University of Indiana and the…

MY 7-YEAR-OLD IS SMARTER THAN ME

I’m in the car with the seven-year-old boy. He’s just been the only male invite to an all girls party… And he hated it. Why? Because he says the girls were cliquey and non-inclusive and he felt left out. I wasn’t there with him — his mother was, and the report was that he got…

DADSASTER GADGETARIUM DAD NOMINATED !!!

Congratulations to our very own DEAN JOHNSON for reaching the finals of the SHORTY AWARDS. We are super-chuffed with the news, especially since many Dadsaster friends of the blog voted for Dean… You can hear Dean’s tech and gadget reports every couple of weeks on the podcast. Until then, here’s RICKY GERVAIS, WILLIAM SHATNER and…

IT’S NOT YOU, IT’S ME…

I’m grappling with the death of a life-long friend — a funny, dangerous, courageous and remarkable woman who touched my heart in so many ways. Charlotte Dawson committed suicide 12 hours ago and I burst into tears every time I picture her face or hear her laugh. I’ve done quite a lot of grieving over the…

NEW WEBSITE DESIGN!

Dadsaster - a weekly podcast by two dads

Welcome to the new Dadsaster website, can you spot the explosive addition? Don’t worry. We’re just pointing out that many of us fathers are a few seconds away from a dadsaster… But we always swoop in and save the day. We’re really chuffed at how the site’s turned out and we’re especially pleased that a…

CUTE KID ALERT!

Imagine if someone took all this year’s Oscar movie contenders and replaced the grown-up actors with kids. Guess what? Someone did… And they probably won’t be winning a screenwriting gong for the Best Parody of Oscar Nominated Motion Pictures.

BABY YOGAAAAAARRRGGGHHH!

baby swinging yoga

Baby Yoga is a thing in Russia, evidently. And Russian Mama Lina wants it to be widely adopted around the world by other parents. Parents who presumably love terrifying the living daylights out of their newborns and want them to grow up with very long arms and legs.

SAHD vs. MAD

We get the inside story on the parenting skills of Robert DeNiro, Pamela Anderson, Steven Spielberg and other celebs from a clown who sometimes wears a Winnie-the-Pooh costume. “Peekaboo, Bobby!” We also interview a mommy blogger who’s ignited a firestorm of controversy over her comments about stay-at-home-dads. Actually, it’s all pretty crazy. Links from the…

GAY DADS

What can gay dads teach us about parenting? We speak with superblogger Mommy Man JERRY MAHONEY & ‘Tori & Dean’ Guncle SCOUT MASTERSON. Links from the show A great article JERRY’s site, The 5 People You Meet as a Gay Dad Check out the great work at Meet the Guncles